In this latest Digital Excellence 2019 Speaker Insight article we interview Simon Bowen, Executive Director of Membership  and International at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). He will be talking about how membership engagement can start in your pocket!

What does your organisation do and how many members does it have?

We are the professional membership body for GPs in the UK. Our purpose is to encourage, foster and maintain the highest possible standards in general medical practice. We support GPs through all stages of their career, from medical students considering general practice, through to training, qualified years and retirement. We have over 53,000 members.

What is your session about at Digital Excellence 2019?

It’s about our experience of developing a mobile app for members.

Why is this a topic of interest to membership professionals?

Member engagement is the primary objective for all membership professionals.

Who is your session useful for, who would find it useful?

Anyone looking to develop an engagement model and utilise an app to increase member engagement.

Why did you agree to take part in Digital Excellence 2019 as a speaker?

I’m passionate that as a community of specialist professionals, we can learn and work together to advance our mutual aims.

Are you looking forward to attending and what do you hope to get from it?

Very much so. I enjoy meeting colleagues across the sector, to build my network, learn from their experiences and to inform my own work.

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